Audrey has been the managing partner of The Giving Practice team since 2011. She works with foundations in the Northwest and nationally, helping them develop strategies, improve their governance and lead productive collaborations. She is passionate about people, places and communities. Some of Audrey’s recent or current clients are the Yakima Valley Community Foundation, the United Philanthropy Forum, The Norman Raab Family Foundation and the newly launched Group Health Community Foundation. She also designs and supports learning cohorts in partnership with Philanthropy Northwest and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Audrey began her career in the field of sexual assault prevention before joining the staff of the Women’s Funding Alliance in 1995, then Pride Foundation in 1998. As a former foundation executive, Audrey considers the six years she served on Philanthropy Northwest’s board invaluable. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan, loves to hike and is enjoying and surviving life with three teenage children.